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in silence. monty francis joins us from city hall with the details. >> reporter: good evening. she spent about three and a half hours testifying tonight and there was a lot of emotion from her. but also for the first time, we heard a detailed account of what she claims led to a fight that left her with a bruise on her arm. >> he grabbed my arm and i said stop. it was one second. >> eliana lopez claims the one and only time her husband was violent with her was inside their mini van on december 31st when they argued and the now suspended sheriff grabbed her arm. >> actually, the bruise, i helped make the bruise because i pulled my arm away. because for me, that he touched me is not acceptable. >> reporter: lopez denies accounts of a neighbor, ivory madison, that once inside the house, he was violent a second time. she claims that's what lopez told her when they made a video together in which a tearful lopez shows her bruise to the camera. she said she doesn't consider what happened domestic violence. >> my arm is not domestic violence. domestic violence implies abuse, verbally abuse, impli
from passengers on a flight from new york to madrid. tom costello covers aviation for us. tom, how are you? >> reporter: good morning. delta flight to madrid, 206 passengers on board. it left new york at 8:00 but soon after turned back to jfk and escorted to a remote location on the runway after a passenger spotted something that looked very suspicious. on the floor of a lavatory, a straw with wires in it. the crew notified on board air marshals and then a female passenger began having difficulty breathing as she pointed out another male passenger she thought was the last person into the lavatory. the male passenger denied going to the rest room or having anything to do with the wires but the air marshals and crew became concerned that the female passenger might be part of a diversion. listen to the pilot talking to the tower when they were on the ramp but before police boarded the plane. >> we have a lady that is on oxygen that the flight attendants want paramedics for, but we think she's the one that is supposed to be the decoy to keep looking at the gentleman that was playing wi
, often in water. in chicago tourists found a new use for the iconic bean sculpture. shade from the sun. >> what did you think when you saw the shade? >> oh, let me in there. let me in there. >> this is really cool. guys did a good job. >> literally cool. >> it is cool here. >> reporter: a few blocks away heat buckled the pavement. >> this is happening across the country from wisconsin to texas. you're seeing streets buckling all over the place. >> reporter: in st. louis where it broke 100 degrees for the eighth straight day air conditioning repairmen worked overtime. >> i worked yesterday. >> reporter: today more record highs. at least 20 cities from atlanta to as far north as wisconsin. forecasters say relief may be just around the corner. >> we are looking at this pattern change to take place by the end of this weekend and certainly by the beginning of next week. it's going to feel much more comfortable especially for the middle of the country. >> reporter: hundreds of thousands of people remain without power after last week's storms. outside washington, d.c. most of lisa's neighbors
between willow and meredith were then evacuated. workers told us that police just came in and told them what was happening and to clear out. >> basically get everyone out, you know, safety first kind of, then secure the restaurant. and then it was just, like, you know, basically your mind takes you wherever, you know? >> reporter: police sent a robot in to inspect and then destroy the contents of that briefcase. it turns out there was a typewriter inside which did not pose a threat to the public. the person who sat down the suitcase has not been identified, but police say they do not think he had ill-intent leaving it unattended. many of the businesses remain closed. again, there was a farmers market open at the time right outside this shopping center, that, too, was shut down early because of this bomb scare. live in san jose, kimberly tere, nbc bay area news. >> kimberly, thank you. >>> despite mild temperatures here, a heat wave is gripping much of the nation from iowa to washington, d.c. in fact, the weather is being blamed for at least 30 deaths over the past week, and today excess
the outside. but one eyewitness described seeing a man inside the theater get up, use a cell phone or at least pretend to use a cell phone and then go out through that emergency exit. he said he thought it was unusual at the time. and a short time later, that emergency exit opened again. this time entering the room was a man dressed in black from head to toe with a gas mask and weapons. kusa's jayce larson is on the phone joining us on the phone from near the scene. jayce, good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning. right now from the fbi and the atf as well as local police are trying to get to this person's apartment to see if there's anything inside that could be explosive. they have indicated that that is the case. right now there is a ladder from a fire truck that has been elevated into the air, and it's up to the third floor of a brick building. and we can't quite see whether there is anybody at this point going into a window as we had seen earlier in the day. they had been actually using some type of camera on the end of a pole to stick into one of the apartments. it looks like now t
's stand your ground law which allows someone with a reasonable fear of death to use deadly force. but zimmerman revealed he'd never heard of the statute before the shooting. the case gripped the nation. civil rights leaders protested the initial decision not to prosecute zimmerman. they argue the neighborhood watch man racially profile martin, a claim zimmerman strongly denies. >> i'm not a racist and i'm not a murderer. >> reporter: he blames a rush to judgment. >> i think that people assumed i was white because i my last name. my father's caucasian. my mother's hispanic. but english was my second language. >> reporter: and despite saying he had no regrets earlier in the interview, zimmerman closed by clarifying -- that he did wish he had not been forced to take martin's life. as he looked straight at the camera. >> i'm sorry that this happened. i hate to think that because of this incident, because of my actions, it's polarized and divided america. and i'm truly sorry. >> reporter: zimmerman never specifically addressed why he was speaking out now. fox news says it did not comp
budget and his own tax plan, which will get the economy going and finally get us on track to a balanced budget. >> jennifer johnson, nbc news, washington. >>> and now here's a look at some other stories making news early today in america. two separate scuffles erupted inside a pennsylvania theater causing moviegoers to panic. surveillance cameras rolled on a fight between patrons sparked by a dispute over a bathroom stall. well, later a fight inside a theater showing "the dark knight rises" led to a stampede toward the exits. two people were injured, and one person was arrested. >>> homeowners in one miami residential area received a startling wakeup call. a 10-foot crocodile was spotted lounging near two homes before an animal control officer was called in. the animal hissed and snapped, but was eventually taken away. >>> one north carolina woman got quite a steal at the thrift store. she bought two paintings for 20 bucks with plans to paint over them, but after doing some research she learned the artwork was by a famous russian abstract artist. sotheby's is scheduled to auction the pi
to interpretation? who's giving you the real skinny? a government department that may be using probably not the technology near what the private sector uses to compile data or a store like walmart where 140 million people shop each week? does costco have a better handle on retail sales than the department of commerce given they have the sales per square footage of every store in the head while the commerce department doesn't have a permanent secretary at the helm? how about retail sales of autos. in the month of june chrysler sold 20% more cars than last year. more than any year since 2007. gm's numbers are the best since 2008. ford sales were up only 7%. the numbers told us more about retail auto sales than the miserable commerce number but chrysler doesn't trade as an individual company. none of these numbers compare to reports from the banks since earnings season began. today we got citigroup's numbers. they were certainly better than expected. the terrific portion of earnings coming from international. notably transactions citi processes overseas, not a lot of risk there. friday we
into court this morning handcuffed, he sat down and turned to the gallery and nodded calmly at us and then when the verdict was read, he showed no reaction, no emotion. but the jury had sent a very strong message. their decision to award the plaintiffs double what they were asking for was unanimous. >> four years later, he returned to watch the civil trial play out. this time from the gallery. >> i'm glad that i did it because it kind of gives me more closure on the whole thing. >> reporter: turner says when he was a juror, he watched reiser crumble. >> he stated he was going to try to earn some more money for his children from prison. he reverted back to his rationalizing killing his wife and he said he would do it again in this courtroom. which is so strange, so sad. >> the jurors from the current trial felt the same way, no remorse from a man who repeatedly admitted to murder and to covering it up. >> had it not been for the conviction, he would never have said anything where nina was. so if reiser had not been convicted, nina would still be buried in the hills. >> $60 million
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